Ontario's NDP

Ontario's NDP

September 13, 2007 15:47 ET

NDP Reality Check: McGuinty Liberals Deliver for McGuinty

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 13, 2007) - Today, Dalton McGuinty attacked Howard Hampton for wanting to put a fair minimum wage for working families ahead of the pay raise that McGuinty and his Liberals gave themselves.

Demonstrating just how out of touch they are, the McGuinty Liberals audaciously claim to have "delivered for working families" at the same time as McGuinty himself pockets a raise nearly double the annual salary of a worker earning minimum wage.

FACT: From 2003 to 2007 Ontario's minimum wage increased from $6.85 to $8.00 per hour - AN INCREASE OF 4.2 PERCENT A YEAR

FACT: From 2006 to 2007 Dalton McGunity's salary increased from $159,000 to $202,600 - AN INCREASE OF 24.7 PERCENT A YEAR

At the end of the day, Dalton McGuinty let working families down and put himself first.

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